The June contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at -1.48 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Monday, with turnover rising to 64.124 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 17,290 contracts worth 51.684 million euros, with 33,893 short positions in the market.
Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 24,646 contracts worth 12.439 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (10,713), followed by Eurobank (1,219), OTE (5,512), Piraeus Bank (777), Marfin Popular Bank (2,448), Ellaktor (410), Mytilineos (335), Hellenic Petroleum (335) and Hellenic Postbank (271).

Foreign Exchange rates - Tuesday

Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar  1.461
Pound sterling  0.892
Danish kroner  7.568
Swedish kroner  9.113
Japanese yen  118.02
Swiss franc  1.280
Norwegian kroner  7.984
Canadian dollar  1.409
Australian dollar  1.359